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Dickey County
Inhabited as of 5/11

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Forbes School

We visited Forbes in May of 2011 and got pictures of the town, plus this gallery of the former school.  There were so many great things to photograph, we decided to put the photos of the interior of the school into this separate gallery. A green moss carpet covers most of the floor in this damp former classroom. Saplings have sprouted up through the floor, stretching to reach the sun through a hole in the roof. That’s the former gymnasium…

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Forbes, North Dakota

Forbes is east of Venturia in Dickey County, right on the South Dakota border.  On nearly every trip, we go out looking forward to seeing a certain town, but on the way home, we realize another town was better or more fun.  Forbes was that town on this trip.  The pleasant surprise. At one time, the Great Northern Railroad had an agreement with the Milwaukee Road not to build west of their rail lines in this area. When the agreement…

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